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ERIC Number: EJ873168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-1941-126X
Cutting Edge Books: The Impact of Digital Books on Public Library Acquisitions
Taylor, Lisa
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, v20 n1 p51-61 2008
The book has made the transition to the digital age; that much is certain. However, the jury is still out on what form or forms the book of the future will take and how libraries will adapt. This article is a look at the impact of digital books on public library acquisitions, including available formats, purchasing considerations, functional concerns, terms, pricing, and future trends.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A